Local Government Act, 1955

International circulation of mechanically propelled vehicles.

38.—(1) The Minister may by order provide—

(a) for the grant and authentication of any travelling passes, certificates, authorities or other documents relating to a mechanically propelled vehicle or the driver of such a vehicle which may be required for the purpose of travel abroad by persons resident in the State, and

(b) for modifying in relation to mechanically propelled vehicles brought into the State by persons resident outside the State, and in relation to persons so resident who are making a temporary stay in the State, the provisions of any enactment relating to the registration of mechanically propelled vehicles, the requirements to be complied with in respect of such vehicles, and the licensing of drivers.

(2) Any such modification shall have effect as if it were contained in the Act modified.

(3) Any order under this section may be varied or revoked by any subsequent order under this section.

(4) In this section “mechanically propelled vehicle” has the same meaning as in the Road Traffic Act, 1933 (No. 11 of 1933) and references thereto include reference to a vehicle drawn by such a vehicle.